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When I started this blog in 2012 I thought my life was over and I said in this ‘About Me’ section that “I used to be a physical therapist.” Now, I’m back to work as a physical therapist with an ENTIRELY different perspective and treatment methods.

I had a massive stroke at the age of 30. It’s a lot more common for a young person to have a stroke than anyone thinks. I could’ve taken a continuing education course about strokes but I decided to have one instead. I’m getting a much better education this way.

  • Dizziness in Cars

    I remember that right after the stroke I could only sit in the front seat of a car. Sitting in the back seat and looking out a side window made me nauseous and dizzy. I absolutely could not do it…. Read More ›

  • Frozen Garden

    I just wanted to share something that has helped me so much. Frozen Garden. I had major problems with digestion. I know as a stroke survivor, digestion can be affected for multiple reasons. The stroke itself might affect the nerves… Read More ›

  • Shaking

    I work remotely in the compliance department of my physical therapy company. I perform chart reviews to make sure they are compliant. Fun job. Yesterday, I had a meeting in the corporate office with an external compliance consultant to explain… Read More ›

  • Elbow contracture

    I was out today and saw something else that I think might be due to a stroke. This is not a gait pattern. It has to do with your arm. Commonly, after a stroke, the flexor muscles will be for… Read More ›

  • Eccentric Control

    A search term on my blog recently was “what does eccentricity control?” Well, it can control having a somewhat strange personality, which I do, so I guess eccentricity controls my personality. But, when talking about muscle movement and what is… Read More ›